This year’s Anime Expo was INSANE to say the least! And while Victoria and co. were busy representing Crunchyroll on the show floor, some amazing videographers were looking for the best cosplayers to capture on film. Sit back and prepare to be amazed by a colossal cavalcade of cosplay after the jump!
Victoria announces the winners of the Madoka Magica: "Create your OWN Magical Girl or Boy" Contest. With over 50 amazing entries, Crunchyroll's very own Magical Girl makes the hardest decision of her life and grants the First Place winner an amazing Mahou Prize Pack ~ ! See who won after the jump!
A fun new video has arrived depicting the cosplayers of the recent Fanime 2012 con as stars in a summer blockbuster movie. See how many characters and clichés you can spot after the jump!
The cosplayers at last week's FanimeCon 2012 in San Jose, CA were truly memorable to say the least! Now, Victoria has taken it upon herself to round up some of the very best videos for you to enjoy. See how many fantastic and familiar-looking cosplayers you can spot after the jump!
Victoria sez, "Check out this impressive Bleach group cosplay video! If anything, it's a beautiful display of their love for both cosplay, and for the Bleach series." Watch it after the jump!
This weekend, the Northern California Cherry Blossom Festival swept San Francisco off it's feet. Now, Victoria recalls the highlights of this annual event, and shares plenty of cosplay pics and videos. Check 'em out after the jump!
How about a gracious helping of gameplay from Dead or Alive 5? Watch Ayane and Hitomi battle it out in the newest DOA5 video to hit the net! The developers have taken the game to a whole new level, with a more realistic vibe. Check it out after the jump!
Video maker Lorenzo Adam has delivered a hilarious Poké-parody of Tyga’s “Rack City Bit*h", and trust us, you’ve got to see it to believe it. Check it out after the jump, but keep in mind that a warning for salty language applies!
It's no secret that Victoria is a huge Naruto fan, so it's only fitting that she gets first crack at the new Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm Generations game in stores now! Did she love it, hate it, or want to trade it in for a copy of Barbie Horse Adventures? Find out after the jump!
Sailor Moon helped make Victoria the anime + cosplay crazy person she is today. Now, on the 20th anniversary week of Sailor Moon's anime debut on Japanese TV (March 7, 1992), Victoria can't help but say, "it was the gateway anime for millions all over the world...and touched and molded our hearts into the steadfast, loving friends we are today." More after the jump!
As we approach the one year anniversary of Japan’s 9.0 magnitude earthquake and terrible tsunami on 3/11, Victoria and the rest of us at Crunchyroll urge you to send in your pictures of support to [email protected]! Full details on how to get your picture featured on the site after the jump!
COSPLAY! COSPLAY! COSPLAY! With Katsu-Con and Animation on Display happening, there sure was a lot of cosplay going on this last weekend Amazing pictures and fan-videos are sprouting up all over the intertnet. Among them a pair of beautifully shot videos by Ackson Lee. Check them out after the jump!
In her latest column for Crunchy News, Victoria bravely address a very hot button topic: should westerners cosplay as Asian characters? “Cosplay shouldn't be something that glorifies racism or bullying…it should be liberating” she writes. More after the jump.
On the day of Crunchyroll's Naruto Shippuden double header, Victoria delivers a heartfelt tribute to her idol: "Naruto may just be another cartoon hero.... But his emotions and actions are so real and applicable to real life situations that it’s almost impossible not to be able to connect with him and his feelings." Read on after the jump!